Books: Mysteries of the Month: May 30, 1938

Of seven average and better than average mystery stories published last month, three stood out as best bets. In order of merit:

HASTY WEDDING—Mignon G. Eberhart —Doubleday, Doran ($2). The marriage of a Chicago heiress, coming after the murder of her ex-suitor, arouses the suspicions of Detective Jacob Wait. Good characterizations, a sustained atmosphere of horror; one of the best mysteries to come out of Author Eberhart's typewriter.

MURDER ON SAFARI—Elspeth Huxley— Harper ($2). A jewel theft and two murders on a big-game hunting party in Africa. Addicts may spot the killer, but...

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